Editing and proofreading portfolio

In the 12 years I’ve been an editorial professional, I’ve worked on hundreds of documents. Here are a few of them.



Sociology & Social Policy 

Bhopal, K. & Myers, M. (2008). Insiders, Outsiders and Others: Gypsies and Identity. Hatfield: University of Hertfordshire Press.

Dewilde, C. and Ronald, R. (2017). Housing Wealth and Welfare. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar.

Glover, D. & Kaplan, C. (2009). Genders (2nd edn). London: Routledge.

Gregory, L. (2018). Exploring Welfare Debates: Key Concepts and Questions. Bristol: Policy Press.

Higgins, M. & Smith, A. (2017). Belligerent Broadcasting: Synthetic Argument in Broadcast Talk. London: Routledge.

Kingdon, Z. & Gourd, J. (Eds). (2014). Early Years Policy: The Impact on Practice. London: Routledge.

Lambie-Mumford, H. (2017). Hungry Britain: The Rise of Food Charity. Bristol: Policy Press.

Lyons, P. (2008). Public Opinion, Politics and Society in Contemporary Ireland. Newbridge: Irish Academic Press.

Morvaridi, B. (2015). New Philanthropy and Social Justice: Debating the Conceptual and Policy Discourse. Bristol: Policy Press.

Orr, J. (2017). Abortion Wars: The Fight for Reproductive Rights. Bristol: Policy Press.

Palfrey, C. (2018). The Future for Health Promotion. Bristol: Policy Press.

Parés, M., Ospina, S.M. & Subirats, J. (2017). Social Innovation and Democratic Leadership: Communities and Social Change from Below. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar.

Patrick, R. (2017). For Whose Benefit? The Everyday Realities of Welfare Reform. Bristol: Policy Press.

Payne, J. (2017). The New Social Mobility: How the Politicians Got It Wrong. Bristol: Policy Press.

Renzetti, C., Follinstad, D. & Coker, A. (2017). Preventing Intimate Partner Violence: Interdisciplinary Perspectives. Bristol: Policy Press.

Shaw, M. & Mayo, M. (Eds). (2016). Class, Inequality and Community Development. Bristol: Policy Press.

Timonen, V. (Ed.). (2018). Grandparenting Practices Around the WorldBristol: Policy Press.

Voce, A. (2015). Policy for Play: Responding to Children’s Forgotten Right. Bristol: Policy Press.

Walby, S. et al. (2017). The Concept and Measurement of Violence Against Women and Men. Bristol: Policy Press.

Wardrop, A. & Withers, D. (2014). The Para-Academic Handbook: A Toolkit for Making-Learning-Creating-Acting. Bristol: Hammer On Press.

Williamson, S. (2007). The Vaccination Controversy: The Rise, Reign and Fall of Compulsory Vaccination for Smallpox. Liverpool: Liverpool University Press.

Zahariadis, N. (2016). Handbook of Public Policy Agenda Setting. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar.



Dolgon, C. (2017). Kill It to Save It: An Autopsy of Capitalism’s Triumph Over Democracy. Bristol: Policy Press.

Elliott. M. (Ed.). (2007). The Long Road to Peace in Northern Ireland. Liverpool: Liverpool University Press.

Le Blanc, P. (Ed.). (2011). Work and Struggle: Voices From U.S. Labor Radicalism. London: Routledge.

Reale, L. (2011). Mussolini’s Concentration Camps for Civilians: An Insight into the Nature of Fascism. Elstree: Vallentine Mitchell & Co.

Ricci, D. (2016). Politics Without Stories: The Liberal Predicament. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Taylor, D. & Janner, G. (2008). Jewish Parliamentarians. Elstree: Vallentine Mitchell & Co.

Weingarten, A. (2008). Jewish Organizations’ Response to Communism and to Senator McCarthy. Elstree: Vallentine Mitchell & Co.



Caulfield, E. (2016). Planning to Teach Writing. London: Routledge.

Feinstein et al. (2008). Education and the Family: Passing Success Across the Generations. London: Routledge.

Foale, F. & Pagett, L. (2009). Creative Approaches to Poetry for the Primary Framework for Literacy. London: Routledge.

McNiff, J. (2016). Writing Up Your Action Research Project. London: Routledge.

Parker, R. (2008). Passing Your Weak Subjects: You Are Much Better Than You Think! (Routledge Study Guides). London: Routledge.

Rintoul, J. (2017). Integrating Critical and Contextual Studies in Art and Design: Possibilities for Post-Compulsory Education. London: Routledge.

Tellez, K. (2016). The Teaching Instinct: Explorations Into What Makes Us Human. London: Routledge.

Van Every, J. (2018). The Short Guide to Scholarly Publishing. [in press]



Abramson, G. (2008). Hebrew Writing of the First World War. Elstree: Vallentine Mitchell & Co.

Desmet, C. & Williams, A. (Eds). (2009). Shakespearean Gothic. Cardiff: University of Wales Press.

Dilworth, T. (2008). Reading David Jones. Cardiff: University of Wales Press.

Epstein, B.J. (2013). Are the Kids All Right? The Representation of LGBTQ Characters in Children’s and Young Adult Literature. Bristol: Hammer On Press.

Finestein, I. (2008). Studies and Profiles in Anglo-Jewish History: From Picciotto to Bermant. Elstree: Vallentine Mitchell & Co.

Mudge, B.K. (2017). The Cambridge Companion to Erotic Literature. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Nieuwenhuis, R. & Malonado, L.C. (2018). The Triple Bind of Single-Parent Families: Resources, Employment and Policies to Improve Wellbeing. Bristol: Policy Press

Schultz, D. & Timms, E. (Eds). (2009). Arnold Daghani’s Memories of Mikhailowka: The Illustrated Diary of a Slave Labour Camp Survivor. Elstree: Vallentine Mitchell & Co.

Sivan, G.A. (2011). Izak Goller: Selected Poems, Plays and Prose. Elstree: Vallentine Mitchell & Co.



Appelbaum, P.C. et al. (2014). Loyalty Betrayed: Jewish Chaplains in the German Army During the First World War. Elstree: Vallentine Mitchell & Co.

Carlson, J. & Knaus, W. (2014). Albert Ellis Revisited. London: Routledge.

Cartwright, J. (2008). Feminine Sanctity and Spirituality in Medieval Wales. Cardiff: University of Wales Press.

Davies, J. & Jenkins, N. (Eds). (2008). The Welsh Academy Encyclopedia of Wales. Cardiff: University of Wales Press.

Piette, G. (2008). Brittany: A Concise History. Cardiff: University of Wales Press.



Arnull, A. et al. (2008). Continuity and Change in EU Law. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Blair, W. & Brent, R. (2008). Banks and Financial Crime: The International Law of Tainted Money. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

French, D. (2008). Applications to Wind Up Companies (2nd edn). Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Joffe, V. et al. (2011). Minority Shareholders: Law, Practice and Procedure (4th edn). Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Lomas. P. & Kramer, D. (2013). Corporate Internal Investigations: An International Guide (2nd edn). Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Mugasha, A. (2007). The Law of Multi-Bank Financing: Syndicated Loans and the Secondary Loan Market. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Spangler, T. (2012). The Law of Private Investment Funds (2nd edn). Oxford: Oxford University Press.



Davies, D. (2009). The Thin Red Line (Philosophers on Film series). London: Routledge.

Eaton, E.W. (2008). Talk To Her (Philosophers on Film series). London: Routledge.

Loewenthal, D. (2016). Existential Psychotherapy and Counselling after Postmodernism. London: Routledge.



Ylimaki, R.M. (2013). The New Instructional Leadership (ISLLC Leadership Preparation series). London: Routledge.



Authors’ Licensing and Collecting Society (ALCS). (2018). Various blog posts and web content. https://www.alcs.co.uk/.

Centre for Public Scrutiny. (2018). Change at the Council: Independent Review of Governance for the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea. [Commissioned following the Grenfell Tower Fire]. London: Centre for Public Scrutiny.

Changing Markets Foundation. (2017). Milking It: How Milk Formula Companies are Putting Profits before Science. London: Changing Markets.

Changing Markets Foundation. (2018). Dirty Fashion Revisited: Spotlight on a Polluting Viscose Giant. London: Changing Markets.

Changing Markets Foundation. (2018). Growing the Good: The Case for Low-Carbon Transition in the Food Sector. London: Changing Markets.

Changing Markets Foundation. (2018). Sorting the Wheat from the Chaff: Food Fortification in Mexico. London: Changing Markets.

Changing Markets Foundation. (2018). Testing for Toxics: How Chemicals in European Carpets are Harming Health and Hindering Circular Economy. London: Changing Markets.

Changing Markets Foundation & Forest Trust. (2017). Roadmap Towards Responsible Viscose and Modal Fibre Manufacturing. London: Changing Markets. 

Crisis UK. (2017). Finding a Better Frame: How to Create More Effective Messages on Homelessness in the United Kingdom. London: Crisis UK.

European Public Health Alliance & HEAL. (2018). Detoxing Carpet: Pathways Towards Safe and Recyclable Carpet in a Truly Circular Economy. London: Changing Markets.

FrameWorks Institute. (2017). Getting Below the Surface: Mapping the Gaps between Expert and Public Understandings of the Ocean and Marine Conservation in the United Kingdom. Washington, DC: FrameWorks Institute.

FrameWorks Institute. (2018). How to Talk about Poverty in the United Kingdom: A FrameWorks MessageMemo. Washington, DC: FrameWorks Institute.

FrameWorks Institute. (2016). New Narratives: Changing the Frame on Crime and JusticeWashington, DC: FrameWorks Institute.

FrameWorks Institute. (2018). Reframing Homelessness in the United Kingdom.Washington, DC: FrameWorks Institute.

FrameWorks Institute. (2018). Seeing Upstream: Mapping the Gaps between Expert and Public Understandings of Health in the United Kingdom. Washington, DC: FrameWorks Institute.

FrameWorks Institute. (2018). Talking About Early Childhood in KenyaWashington, DC: FrameWorks Institute.

FrameWorks Institute and Joseph Rowntree Foundation. (2016). Talking About Poverty: How Experts and the Public Understand UK Poverty. Washington, DC: FrameWorks Institute.

RESULTS UK. (2016). Weathering a Risky Climate: The Role of Insurance in Reducing Vulnerability to Extreme Weather. London: RESULTS UK.

Small Arms Survey. (2018). A Comprehensive Analysis of National Reports on UN PoA and ITI Implementation. Geneva: Small Arms Survey.

Small Arms Survey. (2018). Women in State Security Provision in Nepal: Meaningful Participation? Geneva: Small Arms Survey.

Wales Violence Against Women Action Group. (2009). Violence Against Women: Why an Integrated Strategy for Wales? Cardiff: Wales VAW Action Group.

Wales Violence Against Women Action Group. (2012). Priorities for the Violence Against Women (Wales) Bill. Cardiff: Wales VAW Action Group.



I have edited and proofread numerous journal articles, papers and presentations for academics. Recent examples include research in the following fields:

  • Austerity in the UK and Europe;
  • Business and organisational studies;
  • Childhood predictors of men’s violent offending;
  • Children and young people’s gender cultures;
  • Civic engagement and civil society;
  • Climate change and global warming;
  • Devolution in the UK;
  • Equality and human rights in theory, policy and practice;
  • European Union and the European Court of Human Rights;
  • Feminist theory, history and practice;
  • Gender-based violence;
  • Guantanamo Bay;
  • Historic and contemporary social movements;
  • Hunger strikes and force-feeding;
  • International and national social policy;
  • International relations;
  • Iraq War;
  • Labour movements and trade unions;
  • LGBT rights;
  • Migration, displacement and refugees;
  • Participatory action research;
  • Policy studies;
  • Postcolonialism in theory, history and practice;
  • Psychology of intimate relationships;
  • Qualitative research methodologies;
  • Queer theory, culture, history and activism;
  • ‘Race’ and racism;
  • Social class and economic inequality;
  • Social model of disability;
  • Tactical innovation in social justice activism;
  • The Arab Spring;
  • Trans identities;
  • Violence against women and girls;
  • Welfare reform;
  • Women’s political leadership;
  • Work–family policies.



I have proofread essays and dissertations for postgraduate students – including students with English as a second language (ESL) – on a huge array of topics. Recent examples include:

  • Adult literacy and ESL classes;
  • Asylum-seeking in the EU;
  • Austerity in the UK and Europe;
  • Contemporary activism against domestic violence;
  • Counselling psychology;
  • Chinese NGOs;
  • Disadvantaged groups’ adoption of internet services;
  • Documentary filmmaking and sex worker activism;
  • Documentary photography;
  • Elite adolescents’ identity production in China;
  • European education policy;
  • Food insecurity and the capacity for ‘eating well’;
  • Foreign policymaking in post-war Iraq;
  • Forest conservation and Indigenous rights in Latin America;
  • Group counselling;
  • Instagram and eating disorders;
  • Sibling sexual abuse;
  • Small business lending practices;
  • Social media and women’s body image;
  • Social work with adults, children and families;
  • Sustainable tourism development in Thailand;
  • The philosophy of language and linguistics;
  • The significance of aesthetics in retirement homes;
  • The UK ‘Bedroom Tax’;
  • Transitions towards professional social work practice;
  • Women’s reproductive rights and reproductive justice;
  • World Heritage Sites in England and Thailand.